LCV manufacturer news

The Van Expert provides news and reviews about LCV manufacturers, from all over the automotive world.

Ford Transit Custom Sport, Connect Sport and Courier Sport

Ford LCV range gets sportier

Ford has bolstered the engine range for its Transit Custom Sport, while new Transit Connect Sport and Courier Sport models have joined the family.
LDV E30 The Van Expert

LDV launches first electric-only van at CV Show

LDV has unveiled its EV30 compact van at the CV Show, the first LCV from the brand to be sold with only an electric drivetrain.
Vauxhall Vivaro The Van Expert

Vauxhall Vivaro waves UK flag at CV Show

Vauxhall has revealed its new Vivaro van at the CV Show in Birmingham and emphasised the importance of the vehicle to UK vehicle production.
Citroen Really Electric The Van Expert

PSA Group goes electric at CV show

The Peugeot Boxer and Citroën Relay electric models are both receiving their world debuts at the CV show in Birmingham.
Wheelchair-friendly Volkswagen Crafter minibus

Volkswagen debuts wheelchair-friendly Crafter minibus

Volkswagen has debuted a new addition to its 'Engineered To Go' range – a 16-seater wheelchair-accessible minibus.
Toyota Proace City The Van Expert

Toyota launches Proace City, its smallest van yet

Toyota is bolstering its commercial vehicle line-up with the Proace City, the brand's smallest van yet and co-produced with PSA Group.
Renault EZ-Flex concept van 2019 | The Van Expert

Renault electric delivery van to clean up city centres

Renault has shown off an all-new concept electric van. Named the EZ-Flex, it could make production if trials of the vehicle across Europe are successful.
Mercedes-benz Vito van update 2019

Updates and new engines for Mercedes-Benz Vito

Mercedes-Benz has given its popular Vito van a mild update, bringing new engines, extra features and a refreshed trim line-up.
Ford Transit Custom | The Van Expert

New Ford navigation tech could help van drivers save money

Ford will add a new on-board system called Ford EcoGuide to its commercial vehicles, starting later this year, in order to help drivers save fuel.
Mercedes-Benz Concept EQV | The Van Expert

Mercedes previews future electric van at Geneva

Mercedes-Benz has previewed an all-electric van-based premium MPV concept at this week's Geneva motor show.
Mercedes-Benz V-Class facelift | The Van Expert

Updated Mercedes-Benz V-Class gets styling tweaks and more power

Mercedes-Benz has upgraded its largest and most capacious passenger model – the Vito van-based V-Class MPV – with more power and updated styling.
Volkswagen Sharan The Van Expert

Emissions driving private-hire Volkswagen order

Major private-hire operator Addison Lee Group is to add 1,200 Volkswagen Sharan people carriers to its fleet to meet London's new emissions regulations.
Renault Master aluminium tipper The Van Expert

Renault Master gains new tipper and box van options

Renault is expanding its Master range of mid-sized vans with a new lightweight tipper and a Luton box van with greater payload.
1901 Ford Ranger The Van Expert

More power and economy for Ford Ranger

Updates to the Ford Ranger pick-up will include more power, greater fuel efficiency, enhanced refinement and advanced driver assistance technologies.The revised Ranger will go on...
1901 Vauxhall Vivaro The Van Expert

All-new Vauxhall Vivaro set for Birmingham debut

The all-new Vauxhall Vivaro van will make its world debut at the CV Show in Birmingham on 30th April, before going on sale in...
Ford Transit Nugget campervan | The Van Expert

Ford to offer campervan conversion directly through dealers

Ford has announced that the Nugget, a campervan version of its Transit Custom, will be available to order directly from Ford dealers later this year.
Nissan NV300 concept van January 2019 | The Van Expert

Nissan NV300 concept showcases recycled battery tech

Nissan has built a new NV300 concept van conversion to highlight a new integrated portable battery pack made from recycled Nissan Leaf batteries.
Ford and Volkswagen announce alliance to develop new LCVs

VW and Ford to jointly develop new LCVs

Ford and VW have announced a partnership to develop new vans and pick-ups, as well as share development of electric vehicles and other future technology.
Ford Ranger for RNLI | The Van Expert

Ford celebrates partnership with RNLI

Ford has concluded a deal with the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) to supply the charity with more than 450 vehicles over the next three years.

Vauxhall Vivaro Life turns van into MPV

Vauxhall is extending its popular Vivaro van range into the leisure MPV market with two new versions under the Life name.
Volkswagen Grand California The Van Expert

Volkswagen Grand California heads for NEC show

The Volkswagen Grand California will make its UK debut at the Birmingham NEC in February, the Crafter-based motorhome promising more space and more tech.
Renault Master conversion for Renault Sport F1 team

Renault Masters the art of F1 car transportation

Renault has created an eye-catching showcase for its van conversion programme by creating a bespoke car transporter for the Renault Sport Formula One team.
Volkswagen Caravelle Executive - November 2018

Volkswagen delivers new contract hire offers

Volkswagen has launched new contract hire offers across its van range, with up to £3,000 of initial rental contribution and two free services.
Fiat Ducato Sportivo

Fiat Black Friday Sportivo van offers

Fiat Professional is offering customers a special Black Friday contract hire deal on all Sportivo specification vans ordered before 7 December.
Mercedes-Benz X-Class Storm Edition - front

Mercedes-Benz cooks up a Storm for Black Friday

Mercedes-Benz has launched a special Black Friday offer involving contract hire deals on a special edition X-Class Storm pick-up and Vito Sport van.